PCSO: Two inmates assault detention officer in Pinal County

Posted at 11:16 AM, Aug 02, 2016

Two inmates are facing more charges after they allegedly assaulted a detention officer in Pinal County.

The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office said on July 31 a Detention Officer was assaulted by 32-year-old Ismael Martinez and 35-year-old Fabian Mendivil at the Pinal County Sheriff’s Adult Detention Center.

According to PCSO, the officer sustained facial injuries and a broken ankle. Another officer received injuries to his hands and wrists while subduing the inmates.

Both inmates are facing aggravated assault charges and remain in custody.